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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 1:28:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' North, Longitude: 63° 39' West

The ground speed is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 kilometres/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miWest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.6"1001.84 miWest0° 12' 13.7"14.01 miSouth1002.03 mi
24 hours12° 04' 35.3"834.17 miEast4° 59' 56.6"343.48 miSouth902.92 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaFri 9:28 AM332 km206 miles179 nmEast E
Puerto AyacuchoFri 8:58 AM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad BolívarFri 8:58 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth N
Ciudad GuayanaFri 8:58 AM595 km369 miles321 nmNorth N
LindenFri 9:28 AM682 km423 miles368 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Fernando de ApureFri 8:58 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
Georgetown (Guyana)Fri 9:28 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNortheast NE
MitúFri 8:28 AM759 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamFri 9:28 AM767 km476 miles414 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausFri 9:28 AM792 km492 miles427 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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